Ontario's School Battery Recycling Challenge

Ontario's School Battery Recycling Challenge

Welcome to the Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge!

The Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge is for elementary and secondary schools in the province of Ontario. If you want to do something great for the environment and have a chance to win great prizes, you've come to the right place! This challenge is brought to you by Raw Materials Company Inc.

Welcome Students!

If you are a student and your school is participating in the Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge, you can register to win some great prizes. Please enter here.

Students Enter Here!
Students Enter Here!

Welcome Teachers!

Welcome to the Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge!

If you are a teacher or work at one of Ontario's elementary or secondary schools, please enter here.

Teachers Enter Here!
Teachers Enter Here!

The OSBRC has raised an estimated:

$732.29

OSBRC 5th Annual Challenge Leaderboards

OSBRC Pledge
Prize Pool

Estimated PRIZE POOL

$2,929.15

Every school that recycles 100% of their OSBRC Pledge will receive an equal share of the OSBRC Pledge Prize Pool!

So far, 19 schools have recycled their share!


Blue Leaderboard

most batteries collected by schools with
250 students or more

Estimated Provincial PRIZE

$1,757.49

School District Estimated* Actual* Total
1st Good Shepherd Courtice PVNCCDSB 2,200 29,797 34,356
2nd Earmers corner public school Cornwall UCDSB 0 26,626 27,626
3rd Parkinson Centennial Public Sc... Orangeville UGDSB 0 23,779 26,067
4th St. John Paul II CES Hamilton HWCDSB 0 19,541 21,832
5th Waterford Public School Waterford GEDSB 5,868 13,426 19,294
6th Laurentian Hills Christian Sch... Kitchener IND 5,868 11,421 17,588
7th Victoria Cross Public School Mount Forest UGDSB 3,667 8,962 13,906
8th St. Basil Elementary Sault Ste. Marie HSCDSB 12,469 0 13,469
9th Southwold PS St. Thomas TVDSB 3,667 7,603 13,270
10th JJ O'Neill Napanee ALCDSB 1,467 10,159 13,254

This leaderboard is for schools with enrollment of 250 or more. The payout for this leaderboard will include the top five schools; a 1st place prize ($732.29), a 2nd place prize ($366.14) and a leaderboard prize for 3rd, 4th and 5th ($219.69 each).

Prize dollar amounts are an estimate based on current tonnage submitted and may be subject to change.


Red Leaderboard

most batteries collected by schools with
249 students or less

Estimated Provincial PRIZE

$1,757.49

School District Estimated* Actual* Total
1st Springfield Public School Springfield TVDSB 0 53,868 53,868
2nd Quintilian School Kingston IND 11,735 38,662 51,397
3rd Park Public School Grimbsy DSBN 0 25,785 27,785
4th Belleville Christian School Belleville BCS 21,270 0 23,270
5th Muskoka Christian School Utterson MACS 19,803 0 21,803
6th Guildwood Junior Public School Toronto TDSB 6,601 10,224 17,141
7th Port Rowan Public School Port Rowan GEDSB 3,667 9,156 14,823
8th South Crosby Public Elgin Ontario UCDSB 0 13,976 14,408
9th Westmount Junior School Etobicoke TDSB 2,200 9,512 14,006
10th Chapel Hill Catholic School Orleans OCSB 0 10,515 11,515

This leaderboard is for schools with enrollment of 249 or less. The payout for this leaderboard will include the top five schools; a 1st place prize ($732.29), a 2nd place prize ($366.14) and a leaderboard prize for 3rd, 4th and 5th ($219.69 each).

Prize dollar amounts are an estimate based on current tonnage submitted and may be subject to change.


Click here to see the full OSBRC Leaderboards!

The OSBRC Award prize estimate:

$146.46


Iron Earth Canada is excited to be apart of the OSBRC this year! The first 125 schools to register this year will receive a free bag of Iron Earth for their school garden! Sign up for the Iron Earth School Fundraiser for a chance to win $500 worth of free product!

Learn more about the benefits of Iron Earth here.

Battery Preperation Safety

Most of the batteries that we use everyday do not require any special preparation before recycling. However, we do recommend that precautionary measures be taken when recycling certain types of batteries to reduce any risk of short-circuit.

To learn more about how to safely store and prepare your batteries for recycling, click here.

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Sick Kids Foundation

The Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge and Raw Materials Company Inc. are proud to be a part of the effort to raise money for such an important charity. Proceeds from this event will help support the SickKids Foundation.

Click here for more information.

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